News > Amid crisis, Sri Lankan president Rajapaksa appoints new Cabinet of 17 ministers

Amid crisis, Sri Lankan president Rajapaksa appoints new Cabinet of 17 ministers

One India | 18/04/2022 03:10 PM | Click to read full article

Amid an unprecedented crisis leading to protests, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed a new cabinet of 17 ministers, news agency ANI reported citing the Sri Lankan media. It is reported that the ministers is likely to take place on Monday, it added.

"New cabinet is to be sworn in today. President and PM (Mahinda Rajapaksa) to continue. Some new and young faces will be taken in as Cabinet ministers," ANI quoted a ruling party MP as saying.